Man axes wife’s lover after catching him in ‘act’

Balasore: In yet another case of an illicit love affair in the state, a man axed the paramour of his wife to death in Dudhiakhali village under Raibania police limits in Balasore district on Tuesday.

The deceased has been identified as Prasant Das, a resident of the same village.

As per the report, the accused namely Biswambhar Behera spotted his wife in a compromising position with Prasant at her house this morning and lost cool. In a fit of rage, he took out an axe and hacked the later to death on the spot.

The accused surrendered before Raibania Police later in the morning along with the weapon of crime.

The accused’s wife had an illicit affair with Prasant for the past couple of months of which he was unaware. The couple used to meet secretly when Biswmbar remained away from his home in work, said police.

The accused has been detained and the body of the deceased sent for autopsy.

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